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by tommyboy72
Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Yildiz
Replies: 25
Views: 8204

Re: Yildiz

Academy has a company rule that you must be or have a license from a bordering state if you are going to purchase a long gun. Therefore New Mexico qualifies as a border state to Texas as does Oklahoma but was told if say someone from Kansas was to drive down to Amarillo to purchase they would not al...
by tommyboy72
Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Heading to austin.
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Re: Heading to austin.

So you're gonna be in Texas and weren't even going to let me know.
by tommyboy72
Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 101442

Re: Occupations

Compliance Officer/Fleet Manager/Taxes and Accounting for an oil and gas pipeline construction company in Texas.
by tommyboy72
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: K&S SPORTS CONSTRUCTORS/ KENNEL TURF
Replies: 0
Views: 1032

K&S SPORTS CONSTRUCTORS/ KENNEL TURF

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by tommyboy72
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ron R from Alton, IL
Replies: 12
Views: 2133

Re: Ron R from Alton, IL

Facebook. I have him on there. Not sure how much he's doing with bird dogs anymore though. Good luck
by tommyboy72
Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Looking for better navigation program for Android
Replies: 8
Views: 2406

Re: Looking for better navigation program for Android

I use mapquest or at&t navigator and yellow pages app. as well.
by tommyboy72
Fri Sep 05, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: pup pointing to far off
Replies: 86
Views: 21841

Re: pup pointing to far off

I prefer the wild bird method from start to finish myself with a little launcher training mixed in to teach steady to the fall. My dogs break at the fall of the bird rather than the shot or me releasing them. Just my preference. If I miss they'll watch the bird fly but if I connect they are on the b...
by tommyboy72
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 5236

Re: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas

808allday wrote:yeah also there have been reports of all back pheasant running around which I've never heard of. I don't know if they're a hybrid of what
Sounds a like a Melanistic Mutant pheasant.
by tommyboy72
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?
Replies: 20
Views: 7496

Re: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?

.223 is a more versatile round and can be used for larger game such as antelope and deer at least here in Oklahoma where I live. There seems to be more variety as far as ammo is concerned with the .223 caliber too. I am big fan of the .270 round myself but just built my first AR platform rifle in 5....
by tommyboy72
Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Dove Season
Replies: 69
Views: 15849

Re: Dove Season

2 guys, 3 hours and 2 limits.

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by tommyboy72
Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New to forum, question about Blue quail
Replies: 19
Views: 3566

Re: New to forum, question about Blue quail

If you make him staunch and steady like most well trained dogs are you are gonna have some long days. Dogs need to be able to relocate on blues just like they would on pheasant, probably more. Don't be too hard on him if he points, moves up, points, moves up and so on. They have to be able to get in...
by tommyboy72
Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: O/U Shotgun
Replies: 34
Views: 15958

Re: O/U Shotgun

The individual plays into it as much as the firearm. Your size as far as height, weight, arm length, body type, etc. play a large role in what type of gun you are going to shoot well. I have a couple of Yildiz shotguns in 12 and 20 gauge as well as a Baikal side by side I shoot well. I am about 6'4"...
by tommyboy72
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 5236

Re: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas

Most people up here are OU or OSU fans by the way. :wink:
by tommyboy72
Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas
Replies: 17
Views: 5236

Re: Pheasant Hunting in Northern Texas

I live in Texhoma. Half the town in Oklahoma and half in Texas in the panhandle and we have been getting good rain here this year but the quail and pheasant hunting is going to take awhile to come back due to the severe drought conditions we have had the last 3 or 4 years. Don't expect good bird num...
by tommyboy72
Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dog owner Q
Replies: 24
Views: 4847

Re: stud dog owner Q

Mountaindogs I want to apologize for using you as an example and in no way did I mean to question your "word". I was merely referring to the fact that in western Oklahoma that when we tell someone we are going to do something we make sure it gets done at all costs which it looks like you are doing. ...
by tommyboy72
Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dog owner Q
Replies: 24
Views: 4847

Re: stud dog owner Q

Breeding your random male dog is not a business decision, that is a hobby decision. I would place my families time and vacation a helluva lot hire than breeding a dog. This is not breeding your random stud dog. This person owns a kennel and since they have a website I am assuming it is a business o...
by tommyboy72
Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dog owner Q
Replies: 24
Views: 4847

Re: stud dog owner Q

Your word is your word regardless. I am glad this person got it worked out.
by tommyboy72
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dog owner Q
Replies: 24
Views: 4847

Re: stud dog owner Q

Glad you got it worked out.
by tommyboy72
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stud dog owner Q
Replies: 24
Views: 4847

Re: stud dog owner Q

I agreed to stud my dog for a repeat breeding. He did not know exactly when her cycle would be but he expected this month or next Neither did you when you made the agreement but a man is only as good as his word. Business is business and vacation time is personal time. Business should always come f...
by tommyboy72
Mon May 27, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Question for you desert guys
Replies: 13
Views: 3354

Re: Question for you desert guys

I was in Phoenix about a month ago for training and saw them basically in the middle of the city in the hotel parking lot at the Drury Inn Suites on Pinnacle Peak Road. Just a breeding pair but they were just hanging out in the parking lot and in the landscaped desert garden the hotel had.
by tommyboy72
Wed May 15, 2013 11:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Porcupine Avoidance
Replies: 7
Views: 949

Re: Porcupine Avoidance

We have them bad out here. Luckily mine have never bitten one only pointed them and after a couple times of getting lit on fire with the collar they learn to leave them alone.
by tommyboy72
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Camo paint shotguns
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

Re: Camo paint shotguns

Not a fan of the camo shotguns but I really like the duck design and am always, always interested in learning how to tricks when it comes to firearms. Looking forward to the step by step.
by tommyboy72
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Noise and pups
Replies: 16
Views: 2373

Re: Noise and pups

I like to get out and shoot my 3 1911 pistols and take them and my wife whenever I go. They are not old enough to shoot yet but they love to watch and sometimes we take their BB gun and let them shoot it. My boys will always and forever be around guns and handle guns when they are older and are taug...
by tommyboy72
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Noise and pups
Replies: 16
Views: 2373

Re: Noise and pups

Ben Stiller from the movie The Watch, about the neighborhood watch, not Ben Stein from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. :D My son had already been in trouble for punching a kid for taking a toy from him and making the kid cry and for hitting another kid in the face with his boot because the kid swiped his ...
by tommyboy72
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Noise and pups
Replies: 16
Views: 2373

Re: Noise and pups

That post was a bit harsh now that I read it. Sorry about that and did not intend to be as blunt as that came out. I used to go shooting by myself growing up in Louisiana and just hate to see a young man discouraged from shooting. You never know he may be the next Chris Kyle. Sounds like he just nee...
by tommyboy72
Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Hybrid/Eggs?
Replies: 11
Views: 1804

Re: Quail Hybrid/Eggs?

I know bobwhite/scaled crosses occur in the wild. I see it regularly out here. I have shot many of them. Not sure about valley/bobwhite crosses though.
by tommyboy72
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: puppy/started dog prices
Replies: 36
Views: 5713

Re: puppy/started dog prices

I have had an interesting time selling pups over the years,and it would appear that price is an issue at times.I sold pups out of my last litter for 600,at 8 weeks of age.At that time all were pointing the wing,and 2 were pointing live quail very strong. I recently had some interest in the last rem...
by tommyboy72
Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: auto, pump, or break
Replies: 33
Views: 12663

Re: auto, pump, or break

One thing I would like to mention is not to forget to factor in the length of the receiver if you decide to order a gun rather than to buy one in store. For me, I shoot a 12 and 20 gauge over and under with 28 inch barrels but when I used to shoot pumps and autoloaders I shot guns with 26 inch barre...
by tommyboy72
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carcass Forensics
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: Carcass Forensics

OK, this is a diagnostic question. I have found a mature wild turkey carcass in the woods. Clumps of wing feathers and body feathers scattered about, wing bones attached to breast bone with wish bone. Sounds avian. Bobcat, Coyote and Fox would have torn the wings loose or otherwise damaged the carc...
by tommyboy72
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Lease in NW Oklahoma - $1/acre.
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Re: Quail Lease in NW Oklahoma - $1/acre.

I called and the guy said he had a couple people already in line to lease it and didn't know anything about the Craiglist ad, that he hadn't posted it anywhere but agreed to keep my number in case someone backed out.
by tommyboy72
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New topic -- Just For Fun
Replies: 10
Views: 1558

Re: New topic -- Just For Fun

They act like human fingers to feel things. Their reflex is to blink or jerk their heads back. They also help with their balance.
by tommyboy72
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RockAcre pointer bird dogs
Replies: 22
Views: 6272

Re: RockAcre pointer bird dogs

Is this the same dog as Conecuh Station's Black Rock? Nope just viewed a pic of that dog and is definitely not him. Rock Acre Blackrock is about 8 or 10 years old and is about a 65lb. dog. He is a big boy. If I am correct about who Mulecreek is then Virgil can tell you all about him. He knows him w...
by tommyboy72
Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: RockAcre pointer bird dogs
Replies: 22
Views: 6272

Re: RockAcre pointer bird dogs

A good buddy of mine named Ken Lane owns Rock Acre Blackrock. Here is a pedigree on him. Blackrock is a very accomplished trial dog and has thrown some fantastic pups as well. Ken used to have a fantastic website but I believe he has done away with it. I know he still has a lot of nice dogs though. ...
by tommyboy72
Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EGSPC Walking Puppy.
Replies: 19
Views: 3867

Re: EGSPC Walking Puppy.

Thank God Em looks like her mother. You are still an ugly SOB. :lol:

Cute daughter, nice job for a shorthair :P , cute daughter.
by tommyboy72
Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: OKLAHOMA HUNTING
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: OKLAHOMA HUNTING

Don't waste your time coming out here. Birds are really scarce especially quail. Pheasant and quail numbers have been way down the last couple of years. We have been getting good snow and rain this year just the past month or so. I am hoping the moisture we are getting from it will help with hatch n...
by tommyboy72
Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Buying first pistol
Replies: 74
Views: 30035

Re: Buying first pistol

I like the Phillipino made 1911's so much I purchased a couple more recently. A SAM commander model and a Citadel compact for concealed carry, Citadel is also made by Armscor who make the Rock Island. Here are some pics. http://i393.photobucket.com/albums/pp17/tornrnyboy72/1911%20pics/03-05-2013002....
by tommyboy72
Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Old People aren't all bad.
Replies: 72
Views: 25828

Re: Old People aren't all bad.

Tommy, did you stop to think that the programs you mentioned are all paid for by the receipant or private companies. Government run put paid for by the consumer. You need to get into the programs like welfare, food stamps, unenployment , and many others to make the statement you did. No generation ...
by tommyboy72
Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Old People aren't all bad.
Replies: 72
Views: 25828

Re: Old People aren't all bad.

I wish we had more old people mentalities. Work harder, not live of mommy and daddy, not suck government money etc. Younger generation sucks. What do you think Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, assisted living programs that are age based, and utility company programs that offset bills based on a...
by tommyboy72
Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Concept collars.
Replies: 44
Views: 5694

Re: Concept collars.

Just out of curiosity, wonder how the 3 inch collar works as a training tool to help dogs point with a higher head or if you could rig an adapter for a collar receiver and use it as a wider belly collar?
by tommyboy72
Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Concept collars.
Replies: 44
Views: 5694

Re: Concept collars.

I believe they are aimed at some of the AA and Shooting dog guys who want high visibility from a long distance if I remember correctly after speaking with Rowdy. Looking good Rowdy. Don't know how crazy I am about the look of the 3 inch collar but ,visually, it sure stands out. I would like to see s...
by tommyboy72
Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6681

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

I'm sorry to sound bitter Ezzy. I guess it is the way I express myself but I am not bitter. I will see if I can find the website for you. My boss showed it to me sometime ago. There are certain ranchers and farmers out here that own hundreds of thousands of acres and that receive up into the million...
by tommyboy72
Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6681

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

Well as the bird dog loving orange wearing hunter, I have arranged that 1/3 of the family farm be taken out of production and placed in CRP (140acres) as well as the allowable food sources (food plots). I have gone around and offered my time, equipment, and services to a few farmers and land owners...
by tommyboy72
Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6681

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

"Money grubbing land barons"? I wonder what those hardworking ranchers that grant you hunting access would think if they heard your opinion? I don't include them in that same mix and not because they allow me to hunt but because of their attitudes and the fact that the ranch owner does not particip...
by tommyboy72
Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6681

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

Tommyboy, If we accept your argument, and you make some good points, after the landowner improves habitat and has huntable populations of birds, must he allow anyone/everyone to hunt without charge? How long do you think the birds would last? Neil No Neil they do not have to allow everyone to hunt ...
by tommyboy72
Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Quail Back from the Brink
Replies: 45
Views: 6681

Re: Quail Back from the Brink

I established a QU Chapter in my area years ago, which was no easy undertaking since the QU rep. had to come out of Hannibal, Mo. to help set it up and for the first few meetings. He took care of Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri and Colorado I believe. I solicited and garnered support from loc...
by tommyboy72
Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Near Extinction
Replies: 51
Views: 7010

Re: Near Extinction

I sure don't want to turn every thread political, but when the government pays people to not do something (grow crops) for the public good it is socialism. I have some good friends that are farmers, I not only like them, but admire them. However in recent years they spend more time working the gove...
by tommyboy72
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sportdog 2525 parts
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Sportdog 2525 parts

I've had mine SD 2500 for years and never had an issue. I have 4 collars for it and routinely operate 3 collars during training and hunting and change the settings quite a bit as well. I have one dog that is tough as nails and needs the highest correction setting and the 2 females need very little s...
by tommyboy72
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Near Extinction
Replies: 51
Views: 7010

Re: Near Extinction

Where I live dryland farming is extremely unsuccessful so my thought would be for farmers to water their CRP during times that they were not using sprinkler systems for cropfields. Weed seeds and grasshoppers are a main food source for both pheasant and quail chicks on top of the fact that there is ...
by tommyboy72
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sportdog 2525 parts
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Sportdog 2525 parts

They have always been really good to me and with me but not many people on here like them for some reason.
by tommyboy72
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Near Extinction
Replies: 51
Views: 7010

Re: Near Extinction

I think current farming practices have a lot to do with it as well as the droughts we have been experiencing here in the Oklahoma panhandle. The CRP is so thinned out and short that it doesn't make for good nesting sights and the fact that more and more farmers are planting cotton and cleaning up th...